KD NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Mar 12: After being temporarily deprived of its Suo Moto jurisdiction in an appeal filed by state government before the Supreme Court, the State Accountability Commission (SAC) is now diverting its focus to create a mass awareness about its functioning and jurisdiction in the hope of attracting complaints from the aggrieved people.
The Commission has launched “Awareness Programme” in collaboration with The Law School, University of Jammu, to start with under the guidance of its Member Justice (Retd) J.P. Singh.
Under this programme, batches of students from different Law Schools of Jammu are apprised and trained in the basic features of the Commission’s functioning and thereafter deputed to various community Centres/Panchayats to apprise people about the functioning and jurisdiction of the Accountability Commission so far four batches of law students have been interned by the Commission under the supervision of Justice (Retd.) JP Singh and deputed to various Centres in rural area of Jammu Viz Surinsar Bishnah, Jandhrah and Akhnoor for creating awareness of the Commission. The programme will cover students from Law Colleges in due course.